In this unusual episode, photojournalist and documentary photographer Jamie Rose conducts an exhaustive interview with TCF host, Ibarionex Perello about his life, including his career as a photographer, writer, and podcaster. It even includes a temporary sidetrack as a stand-up comic. The conversation examines some of the challenges he has faced professionally and personally, including a recent diagnosis of ADHD.Read More
Okay, I am going to be honest. I have bought stuff that I didn’t need. There I said it. I’m embarrassed to admit it, but there it is. I’m guilty.
Oh, I could justify the purchase at the time. I either needed it for a job or a project that I was intending to work on. And there was always the voice of my accountant who reminds me that ‘you have to spend it to keep it’. There was always a reason why I would make the purchase, convincing myself that it was a good investment.Read More
Next weekend, we will begin the 11th season of The Candid Frame and we're slowly working our way to our 400th episode. It is an amazing achievement, especially since there was a moment when I was thinking of giving it all up.Read More
In this week's video, Ibarionex talks about what he's looking for in the images he pulls from the Flickr pool for his YouTube videos. In it, he talks about searching for images that challenge the way that he sees and shoots. Choosing examples from listener photos, he touches on different choices based on lighting, composition and perspective.Read More
I'm really excited to announce that The Candid Frame is now part of the TWIP Network. Led by my friend Frederick Van Johnson, TWIP is shaping up to be a powerful network of photography podcasts of which I'm glad to be a part.Read More
Ibarionex Perello and Valerie Jardin sit down to discuss their recent experience photographing in Paris using mirrorless cameras, which included the Fujifilm x100s and Samsung NX30. Using images produced from their respective trips, they talk about their respective approaches to street photography.Read More
In the latest TCF YouTube video, we talk about how color saturation can be a strong element in our compositions. Focusing on the color read, we explore how a strong, saturated color can draw our attention to the subject or create a problematic distraction. It demonstrates the importance of being aware of all the elements in your frame and to determine whether they benefit or diminish the impact of your photographs.Read More
In this video, Ibarionex chooses some recent submissions to The Candid Frame Flickr pool just because he likes them. He describes what it is about the images that appeals to him and how each photographer succeeds in making an interesting and beautiful image.
To submit your images and join the TCF community online, just visiting The Candid Frame Flickr page and ask to join. And if you enjoy these YouTube videos, please subscribe to the TCF YouTube Channel.Read More
In this video, we talk about how to edit a body of images on a singular subject into a photo story or photo essay. Using image submitted to The Candid Frame Flickr group, Eric Gitonga provides us to the tell the story of a man who repair car distributors. Using images which include environmental portrait and close-ups, he provides us the raw material for an edit which find a home in a magazine spread or an online web gallery.Read More
In this video, we talk about street photography or my specifically non-cliche street photography. Great street photography is more than snaps of people walking down the street. It's also about color, shape, gesture, human interaction and more. We focus on some of great images that fall into the category of street photography and discuss how the public world we all inhabit can provide inspiration for really great photographs.
Culled from images submitted by listeners to The Candid Frame, we briefly share how you might use shadow in your images to create images with greater impact.
I was recently invited by Australian photographer, Andrew Hellmich to be appear as a guest on his podcast, PhotobizXposed. It's a great podcast which focuses on making a living from your photography. He has had some great guests and I'm honored and pleased to be counted among them.
In the episode, I share some of my story and how I have created a unique niche for myself as a writer, photographer and producer.
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In this video, we explore the importance of the shadow. Shadow can not only tell us a lot about the quality of the light, but it can also provide a context for the brighter areas of the frame. Though it can obscure certain detailed with in the composition, it can actually help to reveal the most important element within the frame whether it's color, texture, shape, line or even a gesture.
Culled from images submitted by listeners to The Candid Frame, we briefly share how you might use shadow in your images to create images with greater impact.Read More